Does Withholding Sex Make Your Partner Want You More?
Why The Passive Aggressive Woman Withholds Sex
Have you ever had a wonderful day with your husband only to be rejected sexually at the end of the day? You lay in bed replaying the events of the day in your head. There were no arguments; you both appeared to be enjoying yourself. So, what happened to that loving man you spent the day with?
Author Kathy Batesel writes about topics she has experienced, worked with, or researched thoroughly. Rejection hurts. Ask any guy and he'll tell you stories of rejections that cut him to the bone. When a lover withholds sex, it's a particular kind of rejection that can affect a person's self-esteem and thought processes. People can have many valid reasons for not wanting to have sex, but often this physical act of intimacy can be wielded like a sword.
The problem with sexual withholding in a marriage has far less to do with actually having or not having sex and much more to do with misunderstanding. If most people have a difficult time talking about sex, they have even more difficulty talking about not having sex with the person that they allegedly love and desire…. According to Stephen Mitchell , sex is one of our most private experiences. It is one, however, we share in connection with another be it in fantasy or reality. This in turn enhances desire and connection.